Research Fellow : Identifying optimal GP-patient communication, Southhampton

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Post GP-patient com.
Type Job
Categoryies (tags) Uncategorized
Dates - 2017/05/24
Address University Rd, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Geolocation 50° 56' 3", -1° 23' 44"
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Submission deadline 2017/05/24
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Research Fellow : Identifying optimal GP-patient communication, Southhampton:


Research Fellow

Centre for Innovation & Leadership in Health Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus

Salary: £29,301 to £33,943 - per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term - 12 months

Closing Date: Wednesday 24 May 2017

Reference: 869617BN

Qualitative Research Fellow Post: Identifying optimal GP-patiet communication

Faculty of Health Sciences and Department of Primary Care (Faculty of Medicine)

Fixed Term contract (1FTE or job share) for 12 months, due to funding restrictions

You will work on a Cancer Research UK (CRUK) funded project, investigating optimal GP-patient communication about tests and specialist referral for possible cancer, to develop communication training for GPs. Based in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, you will take responsibility for day-to-day management of the study, visit general practices, liaise effectively with GPs, and collect, manage and analyse qualitative interview data and video-recorded GP-patient consultations. There will be the opportunity to draft a paper(s) for publication.

Experience of qualitative data collection, qualitative analysis skills and evidence of the ability to project manage are essential. Training in/experience of conversation analysis (CA) would be advantageous.

For further details or enquiries about potential applications please contact Dr Lucy Brindle (, 02380 598526) or Dr Geraldine Leydon (

Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sarah Foster (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5070. Please quote reference 869617BN on all correspondence.